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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.347 (formerly DO 47.2.347)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded and holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.38.

Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

A crude depiction of the emperor (Alexios I?). He is shown with a heavy face standing on a dais, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with four pellets. He a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription visible at upper right. Border of dots.

α . . . οτ . . .

Ἀ[λεξίῳ δεσπ]ότ() [τ() Κομνηνῷ].

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Commentary

On the reverse one seems to see at 7:30 a circular inscription beginning with the letter A.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.347 (formerly DO 47.2.347)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded and holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.38.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.347 (formerly DO 47.2.347)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded and holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.38.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.347 (formerly DO 47.2.347)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded and holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.38.

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